June 1 is Madaraka Day, commemorating the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963. Independence from British imperialism has led to economic prosperity, security, peace and greatly improved health and education in this African nation.
No, but seriously folks, the Kenyan government recently unveiled Vision 2030 which has the ambitious mission statement to make Kenya not be a shit-hole any more. Appropriately enough, to an optometrist, Vision 2030 is most likely to suggest some kind of astigmatism.
Thanks to their stellar long-distance running athletes, more people are becoming familiar with the Kenyan national anthem.